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    Incontinence in Young Children

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    Why is incontinence a normal phenomenon in a child under 1 1/2 to 2 years old? What events must occur for the child to become "potty trained"?

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    In normal young children, incontinence is simply a matter of a lack of proper neuronal connections and control. Just as an infant learns to manipulate objects with his hands and gains muscle control and neural connections with his fingers, a toddler gains ...

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    This solution discusses the normality of incontinence in toddlers as well as potty-training